Monthly Archives: October 2011

familypedia website

 The focus of this site is on capturing the details of the lives of our ancestors, both those historically significant people and the everyday people usually not listed in encyclopaedias, histories, or even “people’s histories”. Along the way, the site … Continue reading

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Quarter Sessions Records of England

 This report can be seen in full at  https://www.familysearch.org/node/1234 Quarter Session includes civil and criminal proceedings covering a time frame from c.1350 to 1971 when the court system was reorganized. Information provided is diverse but generally gives names, dates, places, and … Continue reading

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The Obituary Daily Times

The “Obituary Daily Times”, is at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Contributors scan their local newspaper and upload brief details to the site’s database  software provided). Anyone may search the index, but only contributors can access the entire obit by emailing the original contributor. Contributors also … Continue reading

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Lizzie CUMSTON Canada census 1891 born Ontario.

Name: Cumston, Lizzie Sex: Female Age: 19 Marital Status: Single Province: Ontario District Name: Kingston City District Number: 80 Sub-District Name: Cataraqui Ward Household number: 78 Reference: RG31 – Statistics Canada.  Lizzie was recorded as a cook.    CAN ANYONE HELP ME … Continue reading

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Annie B CUMPSTON aged 8 in 1891 Canada Census

Cumpston, Annie B Sex: Female Age: 8 Marital Status: Single Province: Territories District Name: Assiniboia West District Number: 199 Sub-District Name: Moose Jaw Household number: 79 Reference: RG31 – Statistics  Canada    You can read more about this family on my … Continue reading

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Alexander CUMPSTON aged 9 in 1881 Canada census b. Ontario

Name: Cumpston, Alexander Sex: M Age: 9 Place of Birth: O (Ontario) Religion: Meth E Ethnic Origin: Irish Province: Ontario District Name: Frontenac (115) Sub-District Name: Kingston (A) Division: 4 Page: 9 Microfilm: C-13235 Reference: RG31 – Statistics Canada     You … Continue reading

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Basil Lancelot CUMPSTON and the Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Name: CUMPSTON, BASIL LANCELOT Regimental number(s): MCG147 Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 2212 – 49       Basil Lancelot and his family are well known to me having researched them for a number of years.  You can read more on my website  http://www.cumpston.org.uk/#/basil-lancelot-cumpston-can/4533429870 together … Continue reading

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William CUMPSTONE aged 12 from England – Census of Canada 1881

This entry appears in the collections of Canada database   Name: Cumpstone, Wm. Sex: M Age: 12 Place of Birth: England Religion: Episcopal Ethnic Origin: English    Province: Manitoba District Name: Manitoba Extension (186 1/2 (192)) Sub-District Name: Western Extension … Continue reading

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Canada data on line

Library and Archives Canada has put a great deal of data on line.  Here come some general findings with more to come in other postings: 1.  Thomas Cumpston (Niagara District) 1847. File. RG19-E-5-c.  File part of Upper Canada Rebellion losses claims [textual record] … Continue reading

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Take the Manorial Records Quiz

Nottingham University has designed this simple on-line quiz to test what you know about Deeds.  Give it a try! http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/toolkits/play_1450  

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